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Sep 23, 2009
John Bidwell is Astor Curator of Printed Books and Bindings at thePierpont Morgan Library, before which he was Curator of Graphic Arts in the Princeton University Library. He has written extensively on the history of papermaking in England and America.
Sep 16, 2009
Charles H. Cameron as King Lear (1872) / print by A.L. Coburn, ca. 1915, Photo by
Shakespeare wrote Hamlet before James l came to the throne. Events in the play reflect many of the real world concerns that Englishmen had about being ruled by a foreigner. At the play’s end, Denmark’s line...
Sep 3, 2009